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  • Locus of Authority

    Locus of Authority
    av William G. Bowen, Eugene M. Tobin, William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166421

    Do higher education institutions have what it takes to reform effectively from within? Locus of Authority argues that every issue facing today's colleges and universities, from stagnant degree completion rates to worrisome cost increases, is exacerb…

  • Locus of Authority

    Locus of Authority
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175669

    Do higher education institutions have what it takes to reform effectively from within? Locus of Authority argues that every issue facing today's colleges and universities, from stagnant degree completion rates to worrisome cost increases, is exacerb…

  • The Shape of the River

    The Shape of the River
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691050195

    This is the book that has forever changed the debate on affirmative action in America. The Shape of the River is the most far-reaching and comprehensive study of its kind. It brings a wealth of empirical evidence to bear on how race-sensitive admiss…

  • Lessons Learned

    Lessons Learned
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158082

    Lessons Learned gives unprecedented access to the university president's office, providing a unique set of reflections on the challenges involved in leading both research universities and liberal arts colleges. In this landmark book, William Bowen,…

  • The Economics of Labor Force Participation

    The Economics of Labor Force Participation
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691621760

    This comprehensive and detailed analysis of the factors that determine who is in the labor force in the United States is equally interesting for the light it sheds on what people are not working or seeking work-and why they are not. The effects on l…

  • The Economics of Labor Force Participation

    The Economics of Labor Force Participation
    av William G. Bowen, T. Aldrich Finegan, William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691648590

    This comprehensive and detailed analysis of the factors that determine who is in the labor force in the United States is equally interesting for the light it sheds on what people are not working or seeking work-and why they are not. The effects on l…

  • The Board Book

    The Board Book
    av William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393066456

    Former Mellon Foundation and Princeton University president William G. Bowen has served on the boards of some of the United States's biggest corporations and nonprofits, including American Express, Merck, the Smithsonian, and TIAA-CREF. In The Board…

  • Ever the Leader

    Ever the Leader
    av William G. Bowen, Kevin M. Guthrie, Hanna Holborn Gray

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177878

    Ever the Leader gathers together selected speeches and writings from one of the great scholars and commentators of higher education. William G. Bowen's career at Princeton University--from economics professor to provost to a sixteen-year tenure as p…

  • Prospects for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences

    Prospects for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691604312

    This thought-provoking study of academic job markets over the next quarter century uses rigorous analysis to project substantial excess demand for faculty starting in the 1997-2002 period. Particularly severe imbalances are projected in the humaniti…

  • Prospects for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences

    Prospects for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences
    av William G. Bowen, Julie Ann Sosa, William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691633466

    This thought-provoking study of academic job markets over the next quarter century uses rigorous analysis to project substantial excess demand for faculty starting in the 1997-2002 period. Particularly severe imbalances are projected in the humaniti…

  • Wage Behavior in the Postwar Period

    Wage Behavior in the Postwar Period
    av William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780837170138

  • Higher Education in the Digital Age

    Higher Education in the Digital Age
    av William G. Bowen, Kelly A. Lack, William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159300

    Two of the most visible and important trends in higher education today are its exploding costs and the rapid expansion of online learning. Could the growth in online courses slow the rising cost of college and help solve the crisis of affordability?…

  • Reclaiming the Game

    Reclaiming the Game
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691123141

    In Reclaiming the Game, William Bowen and Sarah Levin disentangle the admissions and academic experiences of recruited athletes, walk-on athletes, and other students. In a field overwhelmed by reliance on anecdotes, the factual findings are striking…

  • Lesson Plan

    Lesson Plan
    av William G. Bowen, Michael S. McPherson, William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172101

    American higher education faces some serious problems--but they are not the ones most people think. In this brief and accessible book, two leading experts show that many so-called crises--from the idea that typical students are drowning in debt to t…

  • Lesson Plan

    Lesson Plan
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178455

    American higher education faces some serious problems--but they are not the ones most people think. In this brief and accessible book, two leading experts show that many so-called crises--from the idea that typical students are drowning in debt to t…

  • What's Happened to the Humanities?

    What's Happened to the Humanities?
    av Alvin B. Kernan, William G. Bowen, Harold T. Shapiro

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691631943

    This volume of specially commissioned original essays presents the thoughts of some of the most distinguished commentators within the American academy on the fundamental changes that have taken place in the humanities in the latter part of the twent…

  • Universities and Their Leadership

    Universities and Their Leadership
    av William G. Bowen, Harold T. Shapiro, Princeton Conference on Higher Education (1996 Princeton University)

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691059211

    On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Princeton University, leading educators and commentators participated in a symposium jointly sponsored by Princeton and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Universities and Their Leadership is a collection of…

  • In Pursuit of the PhD

    In Pursuit of the PhD
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691602615

    What percentage of graduate students entering PhD programs in the arts and sciences at leading universities actually complete their studies? How do completion rates vary by field of study, scale of graduate program, and type of financial support pro…

  • In Pursuit of the Phd

    In Pursuit of the Phd
    av William G. Bowen, Neil L. Rudenstine, William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691632087

    What percentage of graduate students entering PhD programs in the arts and sciences at leading universities actually complete their studies? How do completion rates vary by field of study, scale of graduate program, and type of financial support pro…

  • Unlocking the Gates

    Unlocking the Gates
    av Taylor Walsh, William G. Bowen, Taylor Walsh

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691148748

    Over the past decade, a small revolution has taken place at some of the world's leading universities, as they have started to provide free access to undergraduate course materials--including syllabi, assignments, and lectures--to anyone with an Inte…

  • Higher Education in the Digital Age

    Higher Education in the Digital Age
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165592

    Two of the most visible and important trends in higher education today are its exploding costs and the rapid expansion of online learning. Could the growth in online courses slow the rising cost of college and help solve the crisis of affordability?…

  • Universities and Their Leadership

    Universities and Their Leadership

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171029

    On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Princeton University, leading educators and commentators participated in a symposium jointly sponsored by Princeton and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Universities and Their Leadership is a collection of…

  • The Shape of the River

    The Shape of the River
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182483

    The landmark New York Times bestseller that demonstrates the benefits of race-conscious admissions in higher education First published in 1998, William Bowen and Derek Bok's The Shape of the River became an immediate landmark in the debate over aff…

  • Crossing the Finish Line

    Crossing the Finish Line
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691149905

    The United States has long been a model for accessible, affordable education, as exemplified by the country's public universities. And yet less than 60 percent of the students entering American universities today are graduating. Why is this happenin…

  • Equity and Excellence in American Higher Education

    Equity and Excellence in American Higher Education
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813925578

    Thomas Jefferson once stated that the foremost goal of American education must be to nurture the "natural aristocracy of talent and virtue." Although in many ways American higher education has fulfilled Jefferson's vision by achieving a widespread l…

  • Equity and Excellence in Higher Education

    Equity and Excellence in Higher Education
    av William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813923505

    Thomas Jefferson once stated that the foremost goal of American education must be to nurture the ""natural aristocracy of talent and virtue."" Although in many American higher education has fulfilled Jefferson's vision by achieving a widespread leve…

  • Labor and the National Economy

    Labor and the National Economy
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393099966

  • Ever the Teacher

    Ever the Teacher
    av William G. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691637389

    In one of his commencement talks as President of Princeton University, William G. Bowen called upon the assembled graduates to find ways, in their lives, to blend "the powers of the mind and the promptings of the heart." This collection of his presi…

  • Ever the Teacher

    Ever the Teacher
    av William G. Bowen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691609027

    In one of his commencement talks as President of Princeton University, William G. Bowen called upon the assembled graduates to find ways, in their lives, to blend "the powers of the mind and the promptings of the heart." This collection of his presi…